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Bob Dylan: Modern Times (Columbia) ***

Stephen Dalton, The Times, 26 August 2006

ARRIVING IN THE afterglow of Martin Scorsese's laudatory No Direction Home, Dylan's first album in five years carries the burden of great expectations. But behind the obligatory return-to-form hyperbole, Modern Times is no masterpiece.

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